Megan L. Manion
Megan L. Manion joined ICCT as a Visiting Fellow under the Rule of Law Responses to Terrorism Programme in September 2022. Manion is also a Senior Research Fellow at the Human Rights Center at the University of Minnesota Law School and Senior Legal Advisor to the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism.
She has over seven years of experience working at the intersection of gender, international human rights, and humanitarian law, concentrating on justice and security issues. Over the last four years, she served in multiple roles at UN Women in both the field and headquarters. Most recently she served as Specialist on Justice & Security with UN Women Afghanistan and Policy Analyst in UN Women Headquarters focusing on preventing violent extremism, counterterrorism, and transitional justice. Her assignments have taken her to Afghanistan, Nigeria, and Chad.
On the 9 year anniversary of the Westgate attack, this Perspective takes stock of recent political developments and the evolution of the threat from al-Shabaab within both Somalia and Kenya.
This perspective analyses the recent ECtHR ruling and explains its impact on the policy of European countries to repatriate children that are still in the Northeast Syria camps.
This Perspective will assess five common predictions of the Taliban’s rule in Afghanistan when they took over a year ago and consider whether things turned out as badly as many believed.